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This major complements many other disciplines and is suited to students who aspire to be employed as a community or corporate nutritionist offering general nutrition advice, for employment in public health and health promotion roles.
The major provides practical science-based knowledge about nutrients and the non-nutrient substances in food, the assessment of nutritional status, nutritional needs during the lifecycle, community nutrition issues, the psychology and sociology of food habits, and current controversies in nutrition. Students undertaking this major should undertake a second major in Health Promotion, Addiction Studies or Occupational Safety and Health.
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Students can apply for membership with Nutrition Society of Australian (NSA).
Enrolled students and graduates can apply for membership of the Nutrition Society of Australian (NSA). Graduates, who complete this nutrition major within a science degree, are eligible to apply to the Nutrition Society of Australias Register of Nutritionists.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|NUT1111||Food and Nutrients||15|
|NUT1112||Nutrition and Public Health||15|
|NUT2210||Nutrition in the Life Cycle||15|
|Plus 3 units from:|
|NUT3215 ^||Exercise Nutrition||15|
|NUT3231 ^||Food Habits and Trends||15|
|NUT3221 ^||Community Nutrition||15|
|NUT3241 ^||Controversies in Nutrition||15|
^ Core Option
Community Nutritionist, Corporate Nutritionist, Research Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, Child Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion Nutritionist, Health Lifestyle Nutritionist, Aged Care Nutritionist
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